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Around the XFL: Clutch Wins

We're still a few months away from the XFL's 2020 season, but the league has already seen several clutch moments.

Read about a fan's big boot, an inspiring story about overcoming adversity and more in this edition of Around The XFL.

In The News

  • Per Deadline, ESPN will broadcast all of its XFL games via its digital platform across Europe, the Middle East and Africa
  • New York Guardians president Janet Duch appeared on 98.7 ESPN Radio's New York Sports and Beyond with Larry Hardesty. Topics included her previous experience as an executive and the organization's plans to get involved in the community. (Listen at 26:05 - 43:49.)
  • In case you missed it: St. Louis BattleHawks head coach Jonathan Hayes joined WCPO.com's '9 On Your Side' to talk about helping return pro football to the Gateway City and what's exciting him so far about the XFL.

Splitting the uprights

Could you make a field goal with free season tickets on the line?

Sean Pauls did just that during the Houston Roughnecks' Select-A-Seat event last weekend at TDECU Stadium:

Right down the pipe.

(Scoring your own full five-game home package to the inaugural season at XFL.com requires much less pressure.)

Here are the full highlights of that day!

 

WATCH: He's Got It

Spectrum News 1 told the inspiring story of how Wildcats LB Jerimiah Spicer fought his way out from homelessness in LA's Skid Row to earn a pro football roster spot.

"I want gritty, tough, hard-nosed football players," Wildcats head coach Winston Moss said. "And this man, he's got it."

Get inspired. Watch that video package and our story below.

If you're not rooting for Jerimiah Spicer already, you will be after watching this and learning his path to the #XFLShowcase.